Richard J. Bonnie

University of Virginia - School of Law

Harrison Foundation Professor of Law and Medicine

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission

Journal of Law and Biosciences, vol 1, pp 224-236 (2014)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Psychology and Yale Law School
Downloads 543 (24,717)

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law and neuroscience, psychology, neurolaw, criminal responsibility, tort liability, evidence, brain, memory, injury, emotion, lie detection, judging, psychopathy, fMRI, EEG, decision making, neuroethics, bioethics, punishment, sentencing

2.

The Language of Mens Rea

67 Vanderbilt Law Review 1327 (2014), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-16, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-29
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience and University of California, Irvine School of Law
Downloads 230 (73,494)

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Mental states, criminal law, Model Penal Code, MPC, empirical, punishment, sentencing, blame, culpability, mens rea, purposeful, knowing, reckless, negligent, responsibility, crime, criminology, retribution, just deserts, blameworthiness, intentionality, law and psychology, juror decision making

3.

Responsibility for Addiction

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 13 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 129 (134,451)

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4.

Should a Personality Disorder Qualify as a Mental Disease in Insanity Adjudication?

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, Vol. 38, 2010, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-06
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 122 (177,675)

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Insanity, criminal responsibility

5.

The Impending Collision Between First Amendment Protection for Commercial Speech and the Public Health: The Case of Tobacco Control

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-34
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jun 2014
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 97 (190,135)

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commercial speech, public health, tobacco advertising, marijuana legalization

6.

Personalized Disclosure by Information-on-Demand: Attending to Patients’ Needs in the Informed Consent Process

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-43
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2012
Gil Siegal, Richard J. Bonnie and Paul S. Appelbaum
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia - School of Law and Columbia University
Downloads 83 (239,180)

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informed consent, medical decision-making, patient education

7.

Reducing Mental Health Civil Commitments Through Longer Temporary Detention Periods

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2011
Tanya Wanchek and Richard J. Bonnie
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia and University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 82 (239,180)

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Mental health, temporary detention, voluntary, involuntary, civil commitment

8.

Voting by Elderly Persons with Cognitive Impairment: Lessons from Other Democratic Nations

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 38, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and Jason Karlawish
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 79 (212,447)

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Embedding Advance Directives in Routine Care for Persons with Serious Mental Illness: The Virginia Advance Directive Project

Psychiatric Services 2015-66, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 9
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 23 Mar 2016
Heather Zelle, Kathleen Kemp and Richard J. Bonnie
UVA Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy, Brown University - Warren Alpert Medical School and University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 76 (259,755)

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10.

Interventions Used by Colleges to Respond to Student Mental Health Crisis

Psychiatric Services, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia - School of Law, University of Virginia and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 69 (251,989)

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11.

The Impact of Modern Neuroscience on Treatment of Parolees: Ethical Considerations in Using Pharmacology to Prevent Addiction Relapse

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie, Donna T. Chen and Charles P. O'Brien
University of Virginia - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 69 (251,989)

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12.

Closing the Organ Gap: A Reciprocity-Based Social Contract Approach

Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 2006
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and Gil Siegal
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 66 (250,046)

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13.

The Evolving Position of the American Psychiatric Association on Firearm Policy (1993-2014)

Behavioral Sciences and the Law, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 8
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2015
Richard J. Bonnie, Paul S. Appelbaum and Debra A. Pinals
University of Virginia - School of Law, Columbia University and Worcester State Hospital
Downloads 58 (205,375)

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14.

The Virtues of Pragmatism in Drug Policy

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 58 (276,685)

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15.

From Coercion to Contract: Reframing the Debate on Mandated Community Treatment for People with Mental Disorders

Law and Human Behavior, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and John Monahan
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 58 (278,869)
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16.

The Capacity to Vote of Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie, Paul S. Appelbaum and Jason Karlawish
University of Virginia - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 48 (307,984)

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17.

The Effect of Community Mental Health Services on Hospitalization Rates in Virginia

Psychiatric Services, Vol. 62, pp. 194-199, 2011, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2011
Tanya Wanchek, Elizabeth L. McGarvey and Richard J. Bonnie
Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 45 (321,875)

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mental health, temporary detention, civil commitment, voluntary, involuntary

18.

Panetti V. Quarterman: Mental Illness, the Death Penalty, and Human Dignity

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 5, 2007
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 43 (244,533)

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19.

Political Abuse of Psychiatry in the Soviet Union and in China: Complexities and Controversies

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 37 (272,270)

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20.

An Account of Collective Actions in Public Health

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie, Gil Siegal and Neomi Siegal
University of Virginia - School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 36 (336,782)

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21.

Tragedy and Mental Health System Transformation in Virginia

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
University of Virginia - School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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22.

Judicially Mandated Treatment with Naltrexone by Opiate-Addicted Criminal Offenders

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 13, p. 64, 2005
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 24 (381,536)
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23.

Howard Zonana and the Transformation of Forensic Psychiatry

Journal of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Vol. 38, 2011, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-07
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
Downloads 21 (393,966)

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Forensic psychiatry, mental health law, history

24.

License as Leverage: Mandating Treatment for Professionals

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and John Monahan
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 18 (398,365)

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25.

Voting and the Cognitively Impaired

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
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26.

Reflections on Fairness in UNOS Allocation Policies

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and Gil Siegal
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 11 (478,751)

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27.

Is the Law a Barrier to Campus Safety?

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
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28.

The Virginia Human Rights System: Foundation for Respect

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie
University of Virginia - School of Law
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29.

Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging, University of Kentucky - Behavioral Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
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law and neuroscience, criminal law, mental state, punishment, crime, blame, culpability, mens rea, Model Penal Code, MPC, knowledge, recklessness, responsibility, intention, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, neuroscience, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, neurolaw

30.

How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders?

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, February 2017, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-9, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-17, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-545
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Psychology
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Juvenile justice, adolescent, children, minors, brain, brain imaging, neuroscience, law and neuroscience, neurolaw, neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, maturity, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, responsibility, culpability, mens rea, punishment, crime

31.

fMRI and Lie Detection

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, 2016 , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Stanford University - Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Yale Law School
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lie detection, polygraph, memory, deception, evidence, neuroscience, law and neuroscience, neurolaw, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, behavioral biology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology

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Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment

Journal of Neuroscience. Vol. 36, 9420-9434, 2016, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-50, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, University of Minnesota Law School, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Downloads 0 (68,165)

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punishment, crime, neuroscience, mental state, harm, judges, decision making, sentencing, jurors, law and neuroscience, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, behavioral biology, law and emotion, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology

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Implementation and Effectiveness of Connecticut's Risk-Based Gun Removal Law: Does it Prevent Suicides?

Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Sep 2016
Duke University - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Yale University - Department of Psychiatry, University of Connecticut - School of Social Work, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Connecticut - School of Social Work, Yale University - Department of Psychiatry, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University - Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and University of Virginia - School of Law
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firearms injury and mortality, risk-based gun removal laws, suicide prevention, gun violence restraining orders

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Abolition of the Insanity Defense Violates Due Process

Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Vol. 41, Pg. 488, 2013, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-33
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 Dec 2015
Stephen Morse and Richard J. Bonnie
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Virginia - School of Law
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Criminal procedure, constitutional law, Fifth Amendment, Supreme Court of the United States, SCOTUS, Delling v. Idaho, blame, responsibility, mental disorder, competence, punishment, fairness

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Public Health Ethics: Mapping the Terrain

American Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 30 (2): 170-178, 2002
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2014
Independent, Johns Hopkins University - Berman Institute of Bioethics, Independent, Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, University of Virginia - School of Law, Johns Hopkins University, University of Washington - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania and Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

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public health, ethics, theory, practice, conceptual map

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Injury as a Field of Public Health: Achievements and Controversies

Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 30, No. 2
Posted: 17 Sep 2002
Richard J. Bonnie and Bernard Guyer
University of Virginia - School of Law and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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